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Ashford 6: - Week 5 - Final Paper



Law Enforcement and Private Sector Organizations

From the choices below, compare and contrast a position in law enforcement agency and a position in a civilian organization/business.

Law Enforcement Agency

  • Local law enforcement agent from your state/Police officer
  • F.B.I. agent/officer
  • U.S. Army officer/ Military police officer
  • U.S. Marshals deputy
  • U.S. Secret Service agent
  • Internal Revenue Service agent
  • U.S. Border Patrol agent
  • U.S. Park Police agent
  • Postal Inspection Service agent
  • Central Intelligence Agency agent
  • State police officer
  • Highway patrol officer

Civilian Organization/Business

  • Doctor/Nurse
  • Teacher/Principal
  • Factory/Manufacturing organization manager
  • Large computer or electronics organization/company manager
  • Internet company manager
  • College or university provost/administrator
  • Water company manager
  • Telephone service company manager
  • Agricultural organization/company manager
  • Pilot/Flight attendant

You will discuss the following topics in relation to the two organizations/positions.

  • Training and certification needed for job responsibilities.
  • Work hours, duties, and compensation packages, including benefits for retirement, health, on the job injury, and overtime.
  • Job satisfaction with regard to morale, depression, divorce, drug/alcohol abuse, and suicide.
  • What employee assistance programs are available to each organization to help combat some of these issues?
  • What are the statistics within each type of organization?
  • What accounts for these statistics and why?
  • Impact of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (F.L.S.A.) on both types of organizations.
  • Improvements each organization could make to create a better work environment for all involved, from management down through first-line employees.

The Final Paper must be eight to ten pages in length (exclusive of title and reference pages). You must use at least five scholarly resources, three of which must be found in the Ashford Online Library, to support your claims and subclaims. The Final Paper must be formatted according to APA style, and all resources must be properly cited in text as well as on the reference page. For information regarding APA samples and tutorials, visit the Ashford Writing Center, within the Learning Resources tab on the left navigation toolbar.

Writing the Final Paper
The Final Paper:

  1. Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  2. Must include a title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  3. Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
  4. Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
  5. Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
  6. Must use at least five scholarly resources, including a minimum of three from the Ashford Online Library.
  7. Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  8. Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment. Description:

Total Possible Score: 25.00

Compares and Contrasts Training, Certifications, Hours, Duties, and Benefits

Total: 6.00

Distinguished - Thoroughly compares and contrasts the training and certifications needed for each position. Discusses work hours, duties, compensation, injuries, and overtime in detail.

Proficient - Compares and contrasts the training and certifications needed for each position. Discusses the basic elements of work hours, duties, compensation, injuries, and overtime. The comparison or the discussion is missing minor details.

Basic - Somewhat compares and contrasts the training and certifications needed for each position. Discusses the basic elements of work hours, duties, compensation, injuries, and overtime. The comparison or the discussion is missing relevant details.

Below Expectations - Attempts to compare and contrast training and certifications needed for each position, and discuss the basic elements of work hours, duties, compensation, injuries, and overtime; however, the comparison or the discussion is missing significant details.

Non-Performance - The comparison and contrast of training, certifications, and other job elements is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

Compares and Contrasts Job Satisfaction and Related Issues and Employee Assistance Programs

Total: 3.00

Distinguished - Comprehensively compares and contrasts job satisfaction, related issues, and employee assistance programs.

Proficient - Compares and contrasts job satisfaction, related issues, and employee assistance programs in basic terms.

Basic - Briefly compares and contrasts job satisfaction, related issues, and employee assistance programs.

Below Expectations - Attempts to compare and contrast job satisfaction, related issues, and employee assistance programs; however, the comparison lacks details

Non-Performance - The comparison of job satisfaction and related issues is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

Discusses Organizational Statistics and What Accounts for These Statistics

Total: 3.00

Distinguished - Comprehensively discusses the statistics within each organization, what accounts for these statistics and why.

Proficient - Mostly discusses the statistics within each organization, what accounts for these statistics and why.

Basic - Somewhat discusses the statistics within each organization, what accounts for these statistics and why.

Below Expectations - Minimally discusses the statistics within each organization, what accounts for these statistics and why.

Non-Performance - The discussion of the organizational statistics is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

Compares and Contrasts the Impacts of the FLSA

Total: 4.00

Distinguished - Provides an exceptional comparison and contrast of the impacts of the FLSA upon both types of organizations.

Proficient - Compares and contrasts the impacts of the FLSA upon both types of organizations. The comparison is mostly unbalanced.

Basic - Briefly compares and contrasts the impacts of FLSA upon both types of organizations. The comparison is slightly balanced.

Below Expectations - Attempts to compare and contrast the impacts of FLSA upon both types of organizations; however the comparison of the impacts of FLSA is unevenly balanced.

Non-Performance - The comparison and contrast of the impacts of FLSA is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

Compares and Contrasts Improvements Each Organization Could Make to Better the Environment

Total: 3.50

Distinguished - Thoroughly compares and contrasts improvements each organization could make to better the work environment. The comparison is supported by detailed and relevant examples.

Proficient - Compares and contrasts improvements each organization could make to better the work environment. The comparison is supported by examples.

Basic - Somewhat compares and contrasts improvements each organization could make to better the work environment. The comparison is mostly supported by examples.

Below Expectations - Attempts to compare and contrast improvements each organization could make to better the work environment; however, the comparison is not sufficiently supported by examples, missing relevant details and/or is underdeveloped.

Non-Performance - The comparison and contrast of organizational improvements is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

Incorporates Outline Feedback in the Development of the Final Paper

Total: 0.50

Distinguished - Exceptionally effective use of the outline feedback in the development of the final paper.

Proficient - Adequate use of the outline feedback in the development of the final paper.

Basic - Somewhat used the outline feedback in the development of the final paper.

Below Expectations - Minimal use of the outline feedback in the development of the final paper.

Non-Performance - The incorporation of outline feedback in the development of the final paper is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

Reading: Relationship to Text

Total: 0.63

Distinguished - Analyzes texts for scholarly significance and pertinence within and across the various disciplines, assessing them according to their contributions and consequences.

Proficient - Utilizes texts in the context of scholarship to expand a foundation of disciplinary knowledge and to raise and discover significant inquiries.

Basic - Employs texts with the intent and expectation of increasing knowledge.

Below Expectations - Approaches texts only within the context of assignment.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Integrative Learning: Connections to Discipline

Total: 0.63

Distinguished - Autonomously synthesizes or draws conclusions by combining examples, facts, or theories from multiple disciplines.

Proficient - Autonomously correlates examples, facts, or theories from multiple disciplines.

Basic - Attempts to correlate examples, facts, or theories from multiple disciplines.

Below Expectations - When prompted, displays inconsistent examples, facts, or theories from multiple disciplines.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Critical Thinking: Explanation of Issues

Total: 0.62

Distinguished - Clearly and comprehensively explains in detail the issue to be considered, delivering all relevant information necessary for a full understanding.

Proficient - Clearly explains in detail the issue to be considered, delivering enough relevant information for an adequate understanding.

Basic - Briefly recognizes the issue to be considered, delivering minimal information for a basic understanding.

Below Expectations - Briefly recognizes the issue to be considered, but may not deliver additional information necessary for a basic understanding.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Written Communication: Context of and Purpose for Writing

Total: 0.62

Distinguished - Demonstrates methodical application of organization and presentation of content. The purpose of the writing is evident and easy to understand. Summaries, quotes, and/or paraphrases fit naturally into the sentences and paragraphs. Paper flows smoothly.

Proficient - Demonstrates sufficient application of organization and presentation of content. The purpose of the writing is, for the most part, clear and easy to understand. There are some problems with the blending of summaries, paraphrases, and quotes. Paper flows somewhat smoothly.

Basic - Demonstrates a limited understanding of organization and presentation of content in written work. The purpose of the writing is somewhat evident, but may not be integrated throughout the assignment. There are many problems with the blending of summaries, paraphrases, and quotes. Paper does not flow smoothly in all sections.

Below Expectations - Organization and presentation of content is extremely limited. The purpose of the writing is unclear. There is little or no blending of summaries, paraphrases, and quotes. Paper does not flow smoothly when read.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Written Communication: Control of Syntax and Mechanics

Total: 0.63

Distinguished - Displays meticulous comprehension and organization of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains no errors, and is very easy to understand.

Proficient - Displays comprehension and organization of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains only a few minor errors, and is mostly easy to understand.

Basic - Displays comprehension and organization of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains only a few minor errors, and is mostly easy to understand.

Below Expectations - Fails to display basic comprehension of syntax or mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains major errors, which distract the reader.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

APA Formatting

Total: 0.63

Distinguished - Accurately uses APA formatting consistently throughout the paper, title page, and reference page.

Proficient - Exhibits APA formatting throughout the paper. However, layout contains a few minor errors.

Basic - Exhibits basic knowledge of APA formatting throughout the paper. However, layout does not meet all APA requirements.

Below Expectations - Fails to exhibit basic knowledge of APA formatting. There are frequent errors, making the layout difficult to distinguish as APA.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Page Requirement

Total: 0.62

Distinguished - The paper meets the specific page requirement stipulated in the assignment description.

Proficient - The paper closely meets the page requirement stipulated in the assignment description.

Basic - The paper meets over half of the page requirement stipulated in the assignment description.

Below Expectations - A fraction of the page requirement is completed.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Resource Requirement

Total: 0.62

Distinguished - Uses more than the required number of scholarly sources, providing compelling evidence to support ideas. All sources on the reference page are used and cited correctly within the body of the assignment.

Proficient - Uses required number of scholarly sources to support ideas. All sources on the reference page are used and cited correctly within the body of the assignment.

Basic - Uses less than the required number of sources to support ideas. Some sources may not be scholarly. Most sources on the reference page are used within the body of the assignment. Citations may not be formatted correctly.

Below Expectations - Uses inadequate number of sources that provide little or no support for ideas. Sources used may not be scholarly. Most sources on the reference page are not used within the body of the assignment. Citations are not formatted correctly.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Required Text

Gaines, L., & Worrall, J. (2012). Police administration (3rd ed.). United States: Delmar Cengage Learning

Required Websites

Fair Labor Standards Act Advisor(http://www.dol.gov/elaws/flsa.htm)
Federal Employees and the Fair Labor Standards Act (F.L.S.A.)(http://www.opm.gov/flsa/)

 Required Multimedia

(2008, December 30).  The pain behind the badge (news clip 1)  [Video]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQoUZM8844E&feature=related

Associated Press (Producer). (2008, July 22). Police suicides: In the ranks, a neglected topic [Video]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MM05_cHfBTM&NR=1&feature=fvwp


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